3. EXAMINATION CREDITS and EXEMPTIONS
3.1 Award of credits for formal learning
Candidates who have completed any of the following:
3.1.1 Pony Club B; A tests:
Credits may be awarded for modules one; two; parts of three; riding at module four and the personal riding required at either level one or level two. Applicants are required to obtain a letter of endorsement from the National Chairman of Pony Club confirming their Pony Club Award. Please note this concession applies to Pony Club applicants who obtained their B or A test after 2005.
3.1.2 Equine Studies – Grade 12:
Credits may be awarded for Modules one and two; parts of three; riding at module four and the personal riding required at Level One.
3.1.3 Tshwane University of Technology – Equine Science
Credits are awarded for module one; two and parts of three to candidates who have achieved the 3 year national diploma from the Tshwane University of Technology – Equine Science division since 2000.
3.1.4 Holders of Foreign Qualifications
Through our membership of the International Group for Equestrian Qualifications, persons who have obtained a level one; two or three qualification from an IGEQ member country are recognized in South Africa. These persons are required to be in possession of an International Equestrian Passport which EQASA will issue if they are permanent residents of South Africa. Please see www.igeq.org.za to determine if the foreign qualification you hold will be recognized.
3.2 RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Persons aged 35 years and older who feel they have the requisite experience aligned to what is required at modules one; two; three; four and five and are able to submit portfolios of evidence attesting to at least fifteen years of practical and consecutive application of any of the EQASA subjects or composite modules. They are welcome to apply to be assessed against this collective knowledge. Please see the drop down on the website (RPL) for further information.